Dengue infection: 2 patients die, 566 hospitalised in a day

BSS || Shining BD

Published: 12/7/2023 7:31:04 AM

Two dengue patients died and 566 were admitted to different hospitals in the country during the last 24 hours.

On November 15, Bangladesh witnessed 24 dengue deaths, the highest in a single day this year.

"The death toll from dengue infection crossed the 1600-mark as the authorities recorded 1,641 dengue deaths between January 1 and December 4 this year," a press release from the Directorate General of Health Services
(DGHS) said.

"During the period, 118 dengue patients were hospitalised in Dhaka city while 448 were admitted to different hospitals outside the capital city," the DGHS daily statement added.

"This year, 1,641 deaths, the highest in a year since dengue was detected in 2000, were reported from dengue disease while 281 died last year," the statement said.

With the new cases, the total number of patients rose to 3,15,523 the statement said, adding: "This year, some 3,11,368 patients were released from different hospitals out of the total patients."

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